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how was the weekend looking? >> you have the purple and the orange. i think i will wrap and orange tie and wear it like an ascot. "lovie, the weather today." there you go. >> i would go with the ascot. >> 60 at the airport. we will see a lot of sunshine today. a high near 81 degrees. could be up to 20 degrees cooler as we head into the beginning of next week. all purple for sarah. >> i think you should go with that look. let's check the area roads.
so far so good. 61 through the parkville region. no problems on the harrisburg expressway. the j.f.x. checks out ok. 70 is moved in towards the beltway. 63 down towards the owings mills area on southbound 795. 53 miles per hour. five minutes to go south on 95 from the 895 split to the fort mchenry. 95 south, 10 minutes to go south down towards 32. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 95 mere 32. problem free north and southbound at 95 in howard county. light volume so far this morning.
that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. [ballpark organ plays] >> the orioles are waking up in texas to play their first playoff game in 15 years. >> pete gilbert is down in arlington with the team. hoping to keep the post season magic alive. >> buck showalter had two choices to go with his starting pitcher on friday. he went with experience. joe saunders' numbers are not very good in this ballpark. those numbers may be misleading. >> i threw my first complete game here. i lost 3-2.
i lost 1-0. the record shows for its self but does not show what i have done. a few bad starts. >> now the book on the rangers is thorough than a lefty. they are struggling against left-handed pitchers. pete gilbert, wbal-tv 11 news. >> keith mills will have more when it joins us later in sports. >> jennifer franciotti is live outside camden yards this morning. what is the vive? >> it has been so unbelievable. it is a great time to be a baltimore sports time. for businesses, a little tricky because they play tonight but they are away. they are printing generic
orioles t-shirt. at the renaissance hotel, a friday win would mean a true boom in business. then there is the beer. then 160 employees are waiting with bated breath. they have an important client vital to sundays and mondays game, camden yards. all they can do is wait. >> it is extremely nerve wracking. we get some of the calls -- i want the beer, i do not want the beer. we are going day by day and watching every pitch, every inning. >> a home game is also good for the city of baltimore with parking and read like tickets
for fans from the visiting team. back to you. >> just sent tony and me the beer. thank you. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how confident are you the orioles will bring the playoffs back to baltimore this weekend? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. more orioles post-season coverage on our website, wbaltv.com. you can look at the orioles' post season magic in a slide show. you can upload your own pictures. >> doctors and hospitals are urged to stop using a steroid from a pharmacy that has been linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. one person in maryland has died.
17,000 vials of steroids have been recalled. >> all of them -- they're in the process of contacting the patients come to any patient who may have been exposed to the product. >> to see a list of facilities affected, visit our website, wbaltv.com, and click on medical alert. today we get a snapshot of how the economy is doing before th . election >> hallie jackson has more. what predictions are out there? >> the unemployment rate will
collect up to 8.2%, slightly higher than it had been. not a big surprise. some wonder how much an impact will have on the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney visiting swing states in the run-up to the election are keeping an eye on today's unemployment report. an economist says it looks like the economy we have now is the one on election day. >> i do not think we will see any movement that will sway the election eve their way. >> the unemployment rate does have an effect on voters. including those who are looking for jobs. >> you can blame obama and you could say it is not his fault. it is another reminder that the recovery is not going smoothly.
>> the federal reserve is doing almost everything in its power to provide the conditions for further economic growth. >> it is out to congress and whoever is elected this fall to make a difference. >> we can wait or we can change our policies and having more aggressive fiscal policy. >> economists say we need more than double the jobs we plan to see this month to make a real dent in the unemployment rate. will not see a number under 6%. >> hallie jackson, thank you. 5:08. american airlines grounds nearly 50 of its planes. >> major gridlock in california but not on the highway.
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a few clouds will develop this afternoon. we will make it up to 81 degrees. when we come back, we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> some gas stations in california are running out of gasoline. one costco station had to direct customers to another store. some stopped buying gasoline because the prices are too high. a gallon of regular is averaging $4.31. in texas, investigators are trying to figure out what caused a school bus to crash inches from my hotel. it happened on thursday afternoon. three people were hurt but none of the injuries are severe.
the bus crashed through a concrete barrier. >> american airlines is cancelling dozens of flights said the company can repair seats that may come loose during the flights. it is a combination of wear and spilled soda that cause the pins to cannot of the group oves. >> soda? 5:13. just a few years after they closed thousands of stores, starbucks is going back into expansion mode. >> are you thinking of taking a vacation before the holiday season begins? where you can still find some good deals. >> we have an accident in
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. this friday is shaping up to be nice on the major roads. one problem at 10th avenue. that is creating some delays. not looking at any delays on the west side. 68 on 795. 83 at padonia, 67.
no problems on 95 this morning. let's check some of the cameras. southbound traffic is moving without delay. light volume so far this morning. no problems eastbound or westbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we have a delay with light rail. metro subway is on schedule. on the buses, a few diversions including the 51 bus. the 61 bus is diverting at charles and 28th street. no more train service on monday and no mta commuter bus on monday. mobility paratransit all operate on regular schedule on monday. now back to tony pann.
>> thank you. the big change from yesterday is the drop in the humidity. temperatures dropped off last night. we're in the upper 50's and low 60's. in the city, a base a huge difference. 67 downtown. it is a cool start. you will need a light jacket. watching some rain coming across the ohio valley. this is associated with a cold front. high pressure is blocking it from coming in right now. this front will come through saturday afternoon. it has some almost winter like air on the backside. once that goes by, the jet stream will dip down to the south. that will allow the cooler air to spill and from canada and we
could have our first frost of the season by monday or tuesday. high temperature today between 78 and 83 degrees. the average high temperature today is 70. increasing clouds with a chance for a few rain showers. about a 30% chance for rain tomorrow. look at the high temperature on sunday -- 59 degrees. the wind was shifted to the north east. it will be a chilly day. the sun comes back out on monday and tuesday. overnight low temperatures in the 30's and 40's. >> the state comptroller's office is warning of a virus that tries to scam money out of the victims. the computer locks up and the
message that the user pay the comptroller's office $200 pops up on the screen. if you stash away vacation time , there is some bad news. it is overshadowed by good news. chris clackum explains. >> if you're thinking you were the only one jetting off on that fall vacation, think again. >> two out of three travelers said they plan to take a week of vacation this fall. >> 60% said they would be hitting the road for a getaway sometime between labor day and thanksgiving. >> the kids are back in school which means fewer crowds. the temperatures are still mild.
hotels are not as full. >> you can expect great deals at hotels and theme parks, the same cannot be said for flying. airlines are not likely to lower fares beyond where they are now and they are likely to be higher around the holidays. many vacationers will be driving. >> a popular getaway for travelers is seeing the fall foliage. >> in several parts of the country, those colors are peaking starting this weekend. chris clackum, wbal-tv 11 news. >> on the heels of the jobs report, starbucks is going into the hiring mode. jane king has the bloomberg business report.
tgif, jane. give the orioles a shout out. >> ok, go orioles. i have not been watching baseball. more bad news for the social security administration. they are cutting hours to save on over time. offices were shut their doors 30 minutes early starting november 19. it is jobs day on wall street. economists are not too rosy on today's numbers. we are basically running in place. a gain of 100,000 jobs is just enough to absorb the population
of new workers. we will see those numbers in about three hours. weekly jobless claims and factory orders came in better than expected. sprint is considering whether to make a counterbid for metro pcs . spring's board -- starbucks has an expansion plan in mind. the plan to add 1,000 -- they plaln to add 1,000 stores. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> starbucks fans having trouble finding it seasonal strength this year. >> the pumpkin spice latte.
fans complaining of a possible shortage. buyer beware when paying per things off your smart phone. jane.ank you, a >> 5:24. water in the inner harbor is getting better. >> don't forget to e-mail us your response to our water cooler question of the day. how confident are you in the orioles' chancese to bring the playoffs back to baltimore this weekend? >> brirani saan says -- you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
polluted and unfishable. water clarity has improved since last year. storm water runoff remain some problem areas. the blame is on the heavy rains that polluted the harbor. the principal at perry altai's go shares his memory about the shooting earlier this year -- at perry hall's high school shares his memory about the shooting. >> i would be lying if i didn't say that i get emotional because it was so emotional that day. not just because of what happened but because of the after a fact. >> the student is still
crisis. >> it is tough for guys. e. you can only wear one tim who says you could only win one tie? ravens. the o's and the >> the producer said you need to switch it out. >> i should wear the other as an ascot. that was a bad thought. thank you, stan. you might want to take a light jacket to start the day. upper 50's to around 60's. it will feel like summer with a high near 81 degrees. enjoy it. things are going to change. a little frost on the pumpkin.
>> one problem in the brooklyn area at 10th avenue. we have an accident and some lane closures. speech on 63 at the west side outer loop. 61 checking out ok over towards the harrisburg expressway. 64 on 95 south. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update on 795. light volume down towards the beltway. no problems on 70 at 29. traffic running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. [ballpark organ plays] >> it has been a long time but the orioles are preparing for a postseason game today.
i said playoffs. >> there is a buzz back in baltimore and not just with the fans. jennifer franciotti has more. >> the orioles and postseason are good for fans and businesses. a home game would be even better. that whole wait and see it as to what happens tonight has businesses in a bit of a conundrum. baltimore in limbo waiting to see if baltimore can beat texas. there are a lot of businesses find themselves in a hurry up and wait situation. they are printing generic orioles teachers. a win means putting things in high gear. >> we're hoping they will win on
friday and will come in and print on saturday. >> and friday win would mean a huge boom. >> the new york fans are very supportive. they are famous for coming to baltimore to the games. we are looking forward to that demand if it happens on saturday. >> then there's the beer. employees are waiting. they supply beer to area bars and restaurants and have an important client vital to the games on sunday and monday. >> camden yards is our big client with 40,000, 50,000 going to be there. if we lose, the process will come to a halt. if we win, the town will be going crazy.
>> people are getting so creative. there is a t-shirt that says 4- 1-0 with the orioles logo. i have seen some pumpkins with the black o. what an awesome time to be able to our sports fan. >> we know jennifer is getting crafty. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. how confident are you in the orioles' chancese to bring the playoffs back to baltimore this weekend? russell says -- you can share your response at wbaltv.com and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to email@example.com. >> maryland state police will take the first step in replacing their aging fleet of medivac helicopters. the first one will be put on display.
the contractor replace them in the wake of a 2008 crash that killed four people. the agency will get 10 new helicopters. nearly two doesn't suspected gang members are off the street. was able tos office seize drugs on top of the $118,000 in cash officials uncovered. midlevel dealers were arrested in baltimore city. >> a man kidnapped his roommate and held him for ransom over a debt. police arrested justin gorham. police say justin gorham and the victim got into an argument over $2,000. justin gorham pulled out a gun
and demanded he call like family member to bring cash to a gas station on reisterstown road. another update. two police officers on leave after shooting and armed suspect. there was a call about a man with a gun on east lanvale street. the man pulled out a gun. the first officer opened fire. in nearby officer stepped in. >> the activity was broadcasted over the police radio. the second officer encountered the suspect and fired his weapon. >> the suspect is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg. >> more problems because a third
sinkhole has now opened up. this happened yesterday. this is a smaller one and about 125 feet from the original hole that opened in july. >> 60 degrees at the airport. taking a stand against illegal pharmacies. >> it seems there's a new fad diet, but do any of them work? some may in the long run. >> we continue to track an accident in the brooklyn area. are you ready ?
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>> welcome back to 11 news today. 5:40. it is always warmer in the city. about 10 degrees cooler into the far northern and western suburbs. you'll notice the humidity has gone down. 58 in randallstown. 60 degrees in columbia. lots of sunshine today. it will be a beautiful day. it will feel like summer with high temperature near 81 degrees. 11 degrees above average. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. stay with us. >> the fda is cracking down on illegal internet pharmacies. >> they took action on more
than 4000 websites. part of a global effort to remove these websites by bringing charges against the operator and seizing the medication. there were informed there were in violation of u.s. law. most fad diets do not last. >> a group of obese adults was divided into different groups. all were thinner than before they began. will lost was highest in the low card groups -- weight loss was highest in the low carbo groups. >> a new animated movie.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. the major roads should be up to be just fine. we have an accident in the brooklyn area at 10th avenue. 62 on the west side outer loop down towards 70. 64 out of the white marsh area. harbor tunnel traffic looks good. here's a quick, live look at traffic. an update at 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is building into the tunnel. 295 south showing a buildup in
volume. prime starts to pick up closer to the capital beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. have a great weekend. >> thank you. moving along nicely on the buses. the 15 and 40 buses operating with delays. the 10 and 46 buses with construction. metro subway is on schedule. penn and brunswick trains are on schedule. no more train service on monday. mta mobility paratransit will operate on a regular schedules on monday. i'm kurt kronke. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. the change from yesterday. the humidity has come down.
the temperatures dropped off since last time we saw conditions like this. 60 at the airport. 58 in rising sun. you might want to take a light jacket this morning. some rain moving across ohio and illinois. a strong cold front. i showed you some pictures from north dakota and minnesota were there was snow. it will not snow here. we will make it into the 80's today. the jet stream will dip down to the south. in of the cold air has a chance to spill and from canada. we could have our first frost early next week. it will not snow. mostly sunny today.
high temperature between 78 and 83 degrees. the average high is 70. clear to partly cloudy skies tonight. sunset this evening at 6:42. temperatures between 56 and 65 degrees. clouds thicken up tomorrow. there could be rain late in the afternoon. high temperature of 59 on sunday. back into the 60's on monday and tuesday. overnight low temperatures in the 30's and 40's. >> tim burton revises an old screen called "frankenweenie." >> raphael seth has the box office preview. >> the mussels have responded. >> a bad idea in
"frankenweenie." the real animation tell. victor takes his homer to the next level and brings the dog back to life. as could destroy the entire town. "frankenweenie" is rated pg. "taken 2." he now needs his daughters help. he gives his daughter a tutorial on special forces tactics to the bad guys again. "the paperboy," starring nicole kidman. she
enlist the help of a journalist . this may turn into a life or death love triangle. "the paperboy" is rated r. that is the box office preview. >> here is your tissue. ppy back to life.back to li the orioles a back in the playoffs. >> it is a win or go home situation. >> here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers. playoffs? eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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darvish won 16 games for the rangers. he has yet to pitch against the orioles. >> we have not seen him yet this year. we know his reputation. will try to get a game plan and go after him. >> you can see he throws '94, '95. he throws cutters, curveballs. >> if the orioles win, they played sunday night against the yankees. the orioles 2-5 this year against the rangers. the ravens had to kansas city to play the chiefs.
joe flacco leads the league in the completion place of more than 20 yards and he is having a terrific year. the ravens tied with cincinnati. a lot of orioles in their first postseason game ever. it will be interesting to see how they handle it. >> to not go anywhere -- do no go anywhere. >> this morning we asked -- how confident are you in the orioles' chancese to bring the playoffs back to baltimore this weekend? >> all right. >> alright. 2-5 against taxes this year.
-- against texas this year. >> it is up to joe saunders. >> thank you. the september unemployment numbers will be released later this morning. how will that impact the presidential campaign? >> it seems you can do anything on your phone these days, including shopping. >> they have been extinct for a long time but a scientist has discovered a new dinosaur. >> i love dinosaur stuff. temperatures in the 50's and 60's. >> most of the major roads looking good at the moment. one problem in brooklyn.
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